1125 East Rio Salado Parkway Tempe, AZ 85281 +1 480 921 8070
ASU Karsten Golf Course-par 72 Pete Dye-designed public course is fashioned in a Scottish links style. Tees range from 4,760 yards on the forward tees to 7,058 on the professional. Throughout the course railroad ties, bunkers and hidden greens create a challenge. The number 7 hole is reported to be the most likely place to get a birdie. Greens fees including cart and vary according to season. Collared shirts with sleeves and hemmed Bermuda-length shorts are required. Amenities include the Trophy Room Restaurant serving breakfast and lunch, a practice range, putting green and short game area.
2200 West Alameda Drive Tempe, AZ 85282 +1 480 350 5205/+1 480 350 5265
Get your game face on with a visit to Tempe Diablo Stadium. Spend your day in the Valley of the Sun, rooting for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim who use the ground during their spring training season. The natural grass facility opened in 1968 and can hold up to 10,000. Included in the 150-acre (60-hectare) complex are two practice fields and one stadium field as well as a practice infield and ample parking. Seat yourself on the lawn area on the left or up on the concession stands and tuck into arguably the best ballpark hamburger in town. The sporting venue is undeniably one of the most beautiful baseball facilities in the country.
7225 West Harrison Street Chandler, AZ 85226 +1 480 598 9400
Boasting a regulation NHL sized skating rink, Polar Ice is actually an arena comprised of two skating rinks. For those who harbor dreams of making it to the NHL one day, ice skating and hockey lessons are available. There is also an arcade for your little ones. Families frequent Polar Ice for public skating, which is offered daily and includes skate rentals in the cost of admission.
Located 51 miles East of Phoenix, this lake is popular with swimmers and boaters. Follow Highway 88 from Apache Junction for 15 fully paved miles to the lake, as the winding road and sharp curves traverse colorful desert scenery. Take a cruise on the Dolly Steamboat when you arrive. There are three recreation sites available including Acacia Picnic Site, Palo Verde Recreation Site and the Boulder Creek Recreation Site.
1625 East Weber Drive Tempe, AZ 85281 +1 480 968 9600
An old-fashioned family roller skating rink, this place is home to the Artistic Skating Team National Champions! Here, at Surfside Skateland, classes are available to tighten up your technique, or rent the whole place out for a party. Pool tables and a mass of video games provide excitement when you need a quick breather from skating. These are subject to change as well as ticket prices. Rental skates are available. Call for further details.
34631 North Tom Darlington Drive The Boulders Carefree, AZ 85377 +1 480 488 9028
Choose from two 18-hole championship courses at The Boulders resort. This highly acclaimed golf resort is a repeat winner of Golf Magazine's Gold Medal Award. Carefully designed by Jay Morrish in 1984, these courses are sculpted into the terrain, enabling players to tee-off atop a boulder. Guests enjoy an extensive practice facility. The north course is a par-72, with yardage ranging from 4,900-6,811. Facility to the south ranges 5,141-6,701 at a par-71.
5638 East Thomas Road Scottsdale, AZ 85018 +1 480 994 0580 /+1 480 970 8636
Enjoy a jeep tour or a fun-filled guided tour on horseback through the desert scenery. Courteous guides are knowledgeable in history and folklore to entertain and educate as you explore Arizona's vistas. Tours available are jeep, horseback, ecological tours or a western cookout. For larger groups an exciting map-driven search for a gold mine is offered. Rates subject to change. Contact the office for complete tour list and further details.
6303 East Cochise Road Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 +1 800 567 3619
Begin your adventure of a lifetime by participating in any of these tours guided by cowboys or Sonoran naturalists. Many exciting activities are possible with this tour facility. Take an "eco tour" to learn about the delicate balance of the living desert or choose a hearty southwestern cookout. Horseback trail rides are available with some tours. Guides are experts in many areas ranging from herpetology and geology to meteorology that translates into a unique, informative southwestern experience. Tours are twice daily, seven days a week. See website for complete list of tour options.
4650 North Mammoth Mine Road Apache Junction, AZ 85219 +1 480 983 0333
Head out to the only authentic ghost town in the valley at the foot of the Superstition Mountains. Learn of the mystery surrounding the Lost Dutchman Mine and tour an actual historic shaft. Other features include re-enacted gunfights, a narrow-gauge railroad, a mining equipment museum as well as little shops and eateries. See website for complete list of activities and merchants at the Goldfield Ghost Town. A great place for a family day out.
1520 North McClintock Drive Tempe, AZ 85281 +1 480 941 0944
Cool your jets at this public ice-skating facility. 18,000 square-feet of ice surface area affords open skating and lessons year-round. The rink is located next to Big Surf Waterpark, one-half mile north of the Loop 202 and one-quarter mile south of McKellips Road. A pro-shop, offering skates and equipment is open daily. Hockey equipment is available from vendors like Louisville, JOFA, Bauer, ITECH and Vaughn. Figure skates are available by Reidell and Mondor. Shop services include skate sharpening, custom radius, riveting and mounting. Public skating hours vary, please call to confirm.
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